Don Mattingly’s Baseball Number

23. In my parents birthday card they mentioned how 23 is Don Mattingly’s baseball number. In my friend David’s birthday card he mentioned three things regarding the number 23. One is how Isaac Newton’s annus mirabilis was his twenty-third year. Another is that each parent contributes twenty-three chromosomes to start a new human life. And […]

2010 in review

First, Happy 2011! To reflect on this past year I received an e-mail from WordPress about my site statistics for 2010. They gave me the option of sharing it with others and I decided that was a fun idea. So, enjoy! The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, […]

Giving Thanks

As things are coming to a close here on the first chapter of my OTZMA experience I want to write a few things in the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday. I first want to say thank you to everyone. Thank you to my friends from home who have been so great to me over the […]

My New Home Come January

This past weekend Amir, Jen, and I made our way to Rehovot, Israel. This is where we will be living, along with one other girl, for part two of the OTZMA program. A great part of OTZMA is that they provide you with an adoptive family. These lovely people are available for you to go […]

Back to the Future

Hello technology! On Wednesday morning Ariel, Vanessa and I made our way to Maale Adumim to go to Ariel’s aunt and uncles. I was there last week and had relaxed plenty and ate plenty more. This time around I did the same, times ten. When the sun went down Wednesday night I said goodbye to […]